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ART IN BOXES X: Only 7 Days Left !

Dear Friends of AG Gallery,

We hope you are all well and staying healthy. New York City is covered with the snow but the spring is around the corner! We are happy to be able to keep operating the gallery and keep it open to the public while following the city guidelines. It seems it has been a great time to collect artworks from artists for both art collectors and also those who have never bought artwork before the pandemic. We are happy to see our artists’ original and reproductive artworks are bringing new joys to our beloved customers.

Painting on matchboxes by Leslie Lew

The “Art In Boxes”, the 10th annual winter group exhibition will close in 7 days, by the ending of February, 28, 2021. Please make sure to visit the show and check out artworks in gallery space and in the gallery show window while they are still on display. This year we have curated exhibitions with various artwork in some kind of boxes. 

Gallery Hours: 12-7PM, Mon-Sun

Matchbox Miniature Houses by Suitcase Dollhouse

Original Drawings attached to white boxes by Marcelo Gallegos
Ink drawing attached to a gift box by Marcelo Gallegos
Painting on paper box & painting about matchbox by Miguel Pang Ly
Painting on canvas covering wood boxes by Leslie Lew

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Upcoming at AG Gallery: ART IN BOXES X

ART IN BOXES X
-10th Annual WInter Group Show
AG Gallery is pleased to announce that its 10th annual group show, Art In Boxes X this year again, opening on Saturday, December 5th, 2020. Although it has been an especially challenging year for galleries to curate an exhibition with international artists, we are proud to keep this group exhibition for 10 years this year. We have some wonderful selected artists joining this show with various artworks, sculptures, paintings, drawings, prints and more.

“ART IN BOXES X” ARTISTS 2020

Special Artists with “Art in Boxes”

Damien Olsen
Suitcase Dollhouse (David Tynan & Marisa Martin)
Miguel Pang Ly
Marcelo Gallegos
Leslie Lew
Natsumi Goldfish

Other Artists participating with Art Outside Boxes

Agnes Bodor (Cat Paintings & Prints)
Lili Chin (Yokai Art Prints)
Aaron Piland (Space Art Prints)
Hanako Sakashita (Mashiko Pottery)
Dick Richard Vincent (Original Illustration Prints & Greeting Cards)
BBPP Ink (Original Silkscreen Prints & Books, Greeting Cards)
Robbie Guertin ( Original Illustration Prints)
Sayoko Kojima (Handmade Face Masks & Earrings)
Ken Brown (Original Silkscreen Prints & Wrapping Paper)
Nathalie Goulet (Handmade Natural Stone Jewelries)
Maria Montiel (Handmade painted accessories)

and more

Due to slow down of international shipments, some artists will join after the opening date. Please visit a few times to see new artworks as this show will go on until the end of January 2021. It has been long time requests from our visitors and collectors to exhibit artwork that are literally “Art in Boxes”, so here we are, from this year we decided to introduce artists making artwork in boxes. We hope you enjoy different artists “Art in Boxes” along with other artworks.

Due to the Covid-19, there will be no opening reception party for gallery exhibitions in 2020, but the gallery is open daily from noon to 7pm.

Art In boxes originally started with a concept of artwork as one of a kind unique gifts for this winter holiday season.

Celebrating and forwarding this annual group exhibition marking its 10 years, we decided to showcase artists who are working in artworks in boxes.

With the global pandemic, AG Gallery is strictly following the city regulation and trying to maintain our guests and staff’s health and safety. Guests are limited to 4 customers at a time, when there are 4 guests inside, others are asked to line and wait outside. When visiting, wearing a mask at all times is required inside the gallery and store. Please keep 6ft distance from other visitors also.

We are thank you for the mindful actions of our guests.

Please enjoy the show!

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Now on View: CAT Paintings by Agnes Bodor

AG Gallery is pleased to invite you to its current show by Agnes Bodor.
AG Gallery is now open everyday from 12 to 7PM. Please visit with a mask on and keep it on your face in the correct position at all times. It is required to stay 6ft away from each other, but you can of course get much closer to artwork!

Stay Safe and protect others, and enjoy art.
Agnes Bodor is a Seattle based painter who has been painting cats and landscapes in ink and watercolor for years. AG Gallery has been showing her cat paintings over 5 years, and we are pleased to showcase the entire collection AG Gallery currently holds from her. 
Each painting is playful and uniquely painted so that you can feel not only that her cats are lively, but you can feel the great joy of making art through her work. Many of her cat paintings are made from observation of her own cats that she lives with. As owners of her work say, they are all great pieces to decorate your wall where you see everyday. 

AG Gallery is currently working on uploading Bodor’s artwork to its online art gallery/store, meanwhile, please feel free to contact the gallery to inquire images of other work from her not in this newsletter, as well as inquiry for purchasing any cat paintings from Agnes Bodor.
Contact AG Gallery: natsumi@aboutglamour.net
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YOKAI NEIGHBORS SPOT LIGHT #3: Marcelo Gallegos & Tofu Kozo

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“Tofu-Kozo” by Marcelo Gallegos

Another stunning artwork from our current group show YOKAI NEIGHBORS. “Tofu-Kozo” by Marcelo Gallegos. Please check the past blog post for other artists and Yokai!

About the Yokai
Tofu-Kozo is a ghostly young boy dressed like a monk that walks around offering up its plate of tofu for people to eat … it apparently has a habit of licking the tofu it offers up.

Artwork detail:
Title: “Tofu Kozo”
Medium:Watercolor and Ink on paper
Size: 20cm x 20cm (unframed)
Made year: 2020
Artwork is available at AG Gallery, please contact natsumi@aboutglamour.net for inquiry.

ABOUT ARTIST

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Marcelo Gallegos is a precocious, shapeshifting sorcerer. Gallegos’s works are described as dark rituals which subvert the patriarchy, upset the status quo, and entrap viewers in a phantasmagorical un-reality of the sacred, the profane, and the grotesque.

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YOKAI NEIGHBORS

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Dear AG Gallery’s loyal Customers and all art lovers,
Thank you so much for staying in touch with us by keeping your contact in our mailing list. We truly hope that every one of you are safe from the novel COVID-19 and staying home as much as you can right now.

AG Gallery is pleased to announce that our upcoming group exhibition “YOKAI NEIGHBORS” is opening as scheduled on April 4, 2020. *The gallery however is temporarily closed and there will be no opening reception party.
It is our first exhibition in which we attempt to introduce species of Yokai as thing that are not just scary supernatural monsters, spirits, and demons, but things that live and exist very close to us in our everyday lives. By knowing them deeper through this exhibition they can enrich parts of your everyday life like doing housework, cooking, cleaning, going for a walk, doing trash because according to Japanese folklore there are various Yokai in this world existing almost everywhere we go.

It has been a big challenge for all of us for these past weeks. We hope that by opening the exhibition and sharing new art with you, it will bring you some joy and we hope we can contribute to cheer up our community, instead of cancelling the whole show.

Due to New York governor’s order relating to global spread of the novel covid-19, AG Gallery and all other galleries and non essential businesses in NYC have been ordered to close until further notice. AG Gallery will reopen when the city removes the restriction.

The group exhibition “Yokai Neighbors” was originally scheduled to be on view April 4, 2020 ~ May 17, 2020, but in order to give enough time and chance for the artists and our customers, we have decided to extend the exhibition period. AG Gallery will keep the upcoming exhibition open as scheduled, and the exhibition will be extended (the date will be TBA). Therefore, following exhibitions scheduled for 2020 will also be pushed back and they will be rescheduled as well.

While gallery is closed, AG Gallery will try to enrich the online materials of the exhibition and available work information on our website and SNS including our Instagram (@AGGalleryBrooklyn) more than usual, so you can experience some part of exhibition from home, so please make sure to go check them out.

List of Artists
Marcelo Gallegos
Ayako Ishiguro
Anri Mike
Lili Chin
Yokai Parade
Norico Chua
Takuya Kinoshita
Brian Richardson
Székely Beáta ‘Birdy’ of MBJ

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